Business Names Registration Act 2011

PART 8 - ACCESSING THE BUSINESS NAMES REGISTER  

SECTION 62   CERTAIN INFORMATION TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO GOVERNMENT BODIES  

62(1)  
In addition to providing copies under section 60 and making details publicly available under section 61 , ASIC must make available details of a kind prescribed by the regulations:

(a)  to a government body, if the body has requested ASIC to make the information available for one or more of the following the purposes:


(i) the enforcement of the criminal law;

(ii) the enforcement of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty;

(iii) the protection of the public revenue;

(iv) the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of that body in relation to consumer protection;

(v) the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of that body in relation to anti-discrimination;

(vi) the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of that body in relation to workers ' compensation;

(vii) the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of that body in relation to insolvency or bankruptcy;

(viii) the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of that body in relation to licences;

(ix) maintaining a notified State/Territory register; and

(b)  to an intelligence or security agency, if the agency has requested ASIC to provide the information for the purposes of the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of the agency in relation to intelligence or security.

62(2)  
The details must be made available electronically and without charge.




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